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    January 31, 2013
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free app at apple app and google play and the bay bridge toll plaza is looking good this morning with just a minor backup on the cash lanes there. mike? >> thank you very much. high, everyone, we will start with live doppler 7 hd, clear skies, the clouds are offshore, no radar returns so it is dry, other than fog in the north bay we are doing good, so, another colorful sunrise with temperatures in the low-to-mid 40's and pushing in the upper 50's and low-to-mid 60's for the afternoon, and just mid-to-upper 50's at 7:00, so a nice evening to be outside. headed inland we have minor frost in the north bay valley, 32 to 42 to start the morning and mid-to-upper 50's at noon and low-to-mid 50's at 4:00 and upper 40s the to mid-50's at 7:00. from the coast it is cooler this morning at 37 to 41 and a light breeze and sunshine and
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temperatures low-to-mid 40's for lunch, and during the afternoon hours you will hit the upper 50's to mid-60's and mild during the evening hours, mid-to-upper 40's with a lot of stars to be seen over the ocean, a beautiful sight. kristen and eric have the news. >> new this morning the most rabid apple fans are in san francisco for the start of mac world in a few hours and abc7 news reporter is live at mascone center where hollywood is represented, as well. >> cornell? >> you could call this the super bowl of technology with the rabid following. the doors will open to mac world at mascone center, called the ultimate i-fan event with lots of star power this year. it is one of san francisco's biggest trade shows, of course, with 30,000 people attending this year. apple is no longer associated with mac world since 2009 but there is the next best thing.
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actor ashton kutcher is here, he is playing the late steve jobs in a new movie about the life of the apple founder and musician "will i am" will talk about the future of technology and gadgets. such a history, 29 years of mac world, the i-fans are here, pumped up, and talking about the fact they cannot wait to immerse in everything mac. big bucks for san francisco, too, a projected $23 million in revenue over the three day event, mostly people coming here from all over the world have preregistered for the event but if you want to show up and see what it is about, day passes are available, and they start at $40. mac world wraps up on saturday. we are live in san francisco for abc7 news. >> this morning, we have new details only on abc7 news as
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investigators retrace the steps of a san francisco man suspected in the kevin collins missing pens case. the ten-year-old was last seen in 1984 leaving basketball practice in haight-ashbury area. the man police are investigating lived just blocks away at a duplex on masonic avenue. he is dead now. on tuesday they dug up the basement looking for evidence and found bones now thought to be that of an animal. investigators flew to animal to interview a man who lived with kelly. he said he knew of no connection between kelly and kevin collins. >> now the 49ers are about to hold the daily media event in new orleans where the quaterback culliver will talk about controversial antigay comments he made this week. but, first, how the parents of
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the coaches, harbaugh and particular because, are reacting. katie marzullo is in new orleans live at the convention center. >> good morning, eric. does anyone not love the harbaughs at this point? they are so funny and they seem so sincere, they are playing along with all this hype and they are really just a charming family, everyone wants to talk to them about how they feel about their son coaching the super bowl football team and when they talk to the media yesterday it was standing room only. jack and jackie harbaugh have been married for 51 years and you can tell they are still very much in love with each other and very proud of their sons being the coaches of the super bowl team this year. here is how they explain it. >> they will ask how we feel on this historic event. jackie, who has it better than us? nobody! >> loose lips sink ships. they both have subscribed to
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that philosophy. so no one talks to anyone. >> am i talking to much? >> we are so excited for john and jim to be in this situation. >> there will be one winner and one will be totally disappointed and my thoughts go to that one that will not expense the -- the experience of victory. >> it cannot be an endless tie? >> i think if the nfl would change that law, if it ends in a tie, it will be a tie. >> this is just a fantastic experience. really, no one has it better than us. >> we also got an answer to the burning question, do all family members names start with "j" and jackie says no, they are just not that creative. >> sorry, katie, harbaugh
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affair. follow our entire abc7 news team in new orleans on twitter, sports director larry beil and sports reporter mike shumann and wayne freedman are down there with katie tweeting behind the scenes update and we are re-tweeting the highlights at abc7 news bay area. >> straight ahead the kitchen appliance that could pose a real danger in your home. consumer reports investigation to keep you safe. >> the airline that grounded dreamliner flights and the financial impact now being reported. >> a look outside at sunnyvale where the big rig has led to a
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>> good morning, sue, abc7 traffic center we go back to sunnyvale where the big rig didn't is blocking the two light lanes north 101. wood debris is still in the lanes. two left lanes are getting by. our app shows the backup past great america parkway and toward the expressway where traffic is basically at a stand still because of the accident. take 280 or 85, or caltrain is the great alternate. or download this free app for other alternates at apple app and google play.
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mike? >> good morning. we will look at live doppler 7 hd from new orleans, notice how quiet it is. yesterday we tracked severe weather, temperature now is 34 in new orleans which is exceptionally cold for them. almost like if san francisco was 34 right now. through the weekend temperatures hit the low-to-mid 60's and humidity coming up with lows in the mid 40's. at home, mid-to-upper 60's with sunshine. moving forward today and tomorrow, we will have our warmest afternoons and we will get near 70 away from the coast and low-to-mid 60's with a few more clouds saturday and sunday. have a great day. >> new this morning, the japanese airline that grounded boeing 787 dreamliner flights from san jose and around the world say they are losing millions. we captured the arrival of the
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first nonstop flight between tokyo and silicon valley january 11 and now ana has lost $15 million in revenue this month because they are out of service and they are deciding whether to pursue a claim. ana operates 17 of the boeing 787 dreamliner. >> law school was consider add ticket to financial success, right? ahead, new numbers suggest that may not be the case anymore. >> first the alliance you can find in your kitchen but some microwaves can catch fire. our
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>> cupertino, wine country and concord and all the bay area. >> after a sig-alert accident involving a big rig that took out a guardrail, can you see big rig is still there, and guardrail splintered all over and debris in the lane and traffic backed up in the northbound direction to sunnyvale. take 280 or highway 85 or caltrain to get northbound beyond the accident. we will have more in a couple of minutes but first, kristen and eric. >> and now another danger, you think your appliances are safe, but an investigation finds they are not always safe. >> michael finney has microwave models that can catch on fire. >> the high school condos are in a lovely landmark building, but
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a tenant is afraid for his safety. the board says he is 110 resident whose reported the microwaves that started on their own and in one case, caused electrical problems. >> i feel unsafe when i hear other stories of the sparking being so intense that it sounded similar to fireworks. >> this is the aftermath of a fire in a florida home that started in a microwave not in use according to the official report. both incidents reported involved the same microwave kitchen aid model. consumer reports looked at thousands of pages of documents and the investigation of a appliance fires including many obtained through the freedom of information act. 41 of the reports involved kitchen aid microwaves that turned on by themselves some causing fires.
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consumer reports examined 82 similar reports involving g.e., six involved serious fires. >> the reports listed various models but 30 involved the space maker line of over the range microwave. none of them have been recalled. the problem is, not limited to these two manufacturers. the consumer products safety commission told consumer reports they have an open investigation into the safety of kitchen appliances including microwaves. if you have a problem with your microwave unplug it and get a technician to look at it. it is a good idea to know, which circuit breaker towns off the microwave in case of an emergency. >> that was michael finney reporting. whirl pool says they have not been able to verify a single report of a self starting microwave and general electric
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said "we have investigate unverified reports of self start and found them to constitute product quality not product safety." concerns have been determined not self starts at all. >> bay light testing back on, on the bay bridge, but that is not the problem this morning. >> further south is where sue is right now. >> in sunnyvale north 101 the big rig action with a sig-alert two left lanes are getting beyond the scene, the big rig took out the guardrail early this morning but no estimated time of opening. our app shows you the backup, northbound 101 backed up with traffic jammed northbound direction toward sunnyvale. you can download this app if free at apple app and google play otherwise use highway 85 or highway 280 or caltrain. bart reporting a delay and daly city and pittsburg because of
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equipment problem and 15- to 30--minute delay there. muni and caltrain and other mass transit is on time. mike? >> thank you, we start with a beautiful picture from mount tamalpais on sausalito, the lights are back on for the bay bridge, and they are quite a sight. so is san francisco, more buildings sporting red and gold lights this morning. if you have not been able to see it check out my facebook page and on twitter where i have post add picture of downtown san francisco and i will get the sunrises out in the next hour. ought to be another gorgeous sunrise. live doppler 7 hd shows the cloud cover over the ocean and we we have fog up north. it is dry. temperature in the mid-30's to low 40's and about 48 in san
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francisco, and now monterey bay, upper 30's to low 40's. the warmth is at the height today and tomorrow. but we it will still be pleasant to be outside and a chance of rain not forecast next week. santa rosa and oakland the same as yesterday, san jose, hayward, concord, one to five degrees warmer. where does that put us? mid-to-upper 60's in santa rosa, napa, fremont, 69, the warm spots and san francisco and richmond and concord and san jose. headed to monterey bay and underland, everyone in the upper 60's to low 70's with total sunshine. tonight, the temperatures are mid-30's to low 40's inland and not as frosty as this o around napa or as foggy and san francisco is warmer at 49 degrees. high pressure is dominating our weather and kink up to the north
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which is the energy moving over the top of the high and moving away from us and i think we will be high and dry through the weekend which is unfortunate because we are living in our third driest january here in san francisco with half an inch and we have only had a third in oakland and two-thirds of an inch in san jose. we need more rain and mountain snow. it is just not out there with temperatures near 70 today and tomorrow and our warmest spot and low-to-mid 60's saturday, sunday, monday and tuesday and cooler weather with our first chance of showers on wednesday. have a great day. kristen and eric? >> super bowl coverage continues live from new orleans with the event putting fans right in the middle of the big game. >> but, first, a law school is in trouble with new numbers showing students are not flocking to the
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>> we are back at 6:24 this morning and we will start with our forecast for here in san francisco and the bay area as we will have 35 to 45 and cooler this morning. low-to-upper 60's as the warmth builds. if irtraveling around the state we will have mid-60's through the central valley and upper 60's in big sur and low-to-mid 70's in southern california. >> new this morning, the number of people applying to the law schools is headed for 30-year low. "new york times" reports as of this month, only 30,000 people nationwide have applied to law
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schools for the fall, that is a 20 percent decrease great last year and a 38 percent decrease from 2010. the numbers hold up there will only be 54,000 law school applicants compared to 2004 when there were 100,000 applicants which is tied to concern over rising student debt and tuition and the tough job market. >> tomorrow, john kerry is sworn in as secretary of state and supreme court will administer the oath. the state department says that justice kagan will care in john kerry. they are friends and kagan is from massachusetts where he is the senior senator. he is replacing hillary clinton. >> the largest retailer will limit ammunition sales because they are running low on supplies. walmart aid they will limit customers to three boxes of ammunition a day. nationwide the sales have jumped since the tragedy in connecticut
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a month ago. activists are afraid new laws could make it hardtory buy ammunition and guns. walmart is trying to find the right balance between customers and selling responsibly. >> off the job, ahead at 6:30 the bay area nurses going on strike. >> first we will go do new orleans for a close up look at the event bringing the nfl experience to super bowl fans up close. >> highway 101 in sunnyvale is a mess but i now have an estimated of time of when it [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents are awesome. but when i cook up some beef, ketchup, relish and cheese, cover it with crescent dough and pow! cheeseburger crescent casserole. double awesome. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner.
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on. >> the backup, and an estimate of when it could clear. amy? >> they hope to have this cleared up in the next hour. they have a long "to do" list but they think they can complete it in an hour. if this is proving you can exist with just two lanes. traffic is moving. this is northbound 101 in sunnyvale at fair oaks exit but it is slower than usual. if you are leashing in in -- leaving in the next half, plan for this, you will not move as quickly as usual. a big rig overturned. he was cut off by a car he said. he did not overturn, he hit the guardrail and it punctureed his fuel tank. then he started leaking fuel on the highway and they had to lean that up. then they have to drain the fuel from the tank, the remaining fuel, they have to drain it before they can move the truck. check this out, we have an issue
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going here, the officer is right out there in the middle and stopping traffic. some trucks are coming through. this is what you have to plan for. be alert on your ride this morning northbound 101 because do you not know when something like this could happen, you could just be stopped suddenly. lots of people are on the highway to watch for. everyone has on safety vests but it could be very dangerous. a lot to look for. the road is a mess. they still have to clean it up. they have a lot to do. they think they can get it done in an hour. the driver is okay, but just minor cuts and bruises. reporting live in sunnyvale for abc7 news. >> thanks, amy. >> the christ has got were worse, now, on highway 101. >> we have this live shot as you heard, amy saying that the backup is horrendous and they
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have an hour more work to do so, now, the backup on the app shows the red line traffic is beyond the expressway all the way continuing on to this area so a long, long, long, long line of traffic. and now, adding insult to injury, we have an accident in the backup at the expressway, a car going too fast did not see the traffic stopped in front them and slammed in the back of that so a nasty commute headed northbound 101. take aye or 280 or caltrain is a way to go. download this app at apple app and google play. it is free. bart is reporting a major delay, as well, daly city line in pittsburg and richmond direction because of early equipment problems, over 30-minute delay and muni and caltrain is running on time. the bay bridge toll plaza, they just turned on metering lights
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and traffic backing to the macarthur maze. that is the traffic. mr. mike has the weather. >> it seems busy compared to here. but live doppler 7 hd shows a quiet commute weather-wise as the winds are blowing offshore with the clouds away from us. we still have dense fog in the north bay valley. 40 to 45, with cool conditions, and we will be in the low-to-upper 50's by lunch and low-to-mid 60's for most of the afternoon. as you head inland, other than the minor fog we have 32 to 42 to start and mid-to-upper 50's for lunch and low to minority 60's for the afternoon. at the coast it is cooler and calmer, and 37 to 41 and light to mid-50's and in the afternoon, upper 50's to mid-60's so warmer than yesterday, and everyone will be in the upper 40's to low 50's during the evening hours with a clear and rain-free sky.
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>> new this morning, san francisco archbishop is causing a stir with comments he made about same-sex marriage. according to the huffington post, he told the catholic herald the term gay marriage is a natural impossibility and should rarely be used saying legislating for the right of people of the same sex to be married is like legalizing male breast feeding and told the catholic newspaper that fighting to protect traditional marriage is god's gift for this generation. >> this morning, culliver will speak publicly about controversial antigay remarks he made to a radio radio shock job include that he did not want gay players on the team. culliver issued his own
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statement of apology, and moments ago, at a media availability, the head coach harbaugh said he does not believe culliver has malice in his heart. he says culliver will play and will learn from this. he said he is not an ugly if eastern and is not discriminating. >> in new orleans, the fans are arriving ahead of the big game. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo joins us live with the nfl experience they are finding. good morning, katie. >> good morning, eric. the nfl experience is huge. it is in the convention center behind us, 850,000 square feet and every square inch has something fun and football-related for kids to do, families are just loving it, and 49er fans had to come a long way to experience it, for some it is just the beginning of what will be an awesome few days culminating with the super bowl but for other fans it is as close as they will get to the
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super bowl. >> we are leaving on thursday, hopefully leaving on monday if with get have been ticket. >> most likely he will return without setting food inside the superdome but for now he is adding a splash of red to a black and gold event. >> saint fans could outnumber the 49er fans but consider how much more work it took for the 49er fans to get here. >> it was hard to get a flight. our tickets were $950 face value. >> this family is here from chico and has been a season ticket holder since 1978 and nothing would stop this. her husband still can nut believe they made it. >> i don't think it sunk in. >> mom is team captain clearly. >> my mom was a niner fan since i was born so it has been my team, too. >> the 12-year-old is taking full advantage, noise catch. kids can also run, let, and kick. grown ups can soak up the glow
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of super bowl rings and the lombardi trophy, plusship for -- plus shop for souvenirs. canner -- kaepernick, something that most cannot pronounce. >> kaepernick is the engine, he makes the offense go, he opens it up. he can read. he has what it takes for the 49 efforts to be great for many years to come. >> fans have many hours to come of fun at the nfl experience, doors opening at 10:00 a.m. and open until 10:00 p.m., and $25 for adults and $20 for kids and later today, big news, big superstar coming to town and beyonce will hold her news conference and will talk about her half time show and no doubt will field questions about the
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inauguration lip syncing. i can only imagine how much more beautiful slow is in person. live in new orleans for abc7 news. >> katie, thank you. be sure to follow our entire abc7 news team in new orleans, sports director larry beil, mike shumann, and wayne freedman are with katie marzullo and tweeting behind-the-scenes updates and we are re-tweeting the highlights. >> harrison ford is ready for a bay area visit with an honor bringing him to northern california. >> why bay area nurses are off the job again today. >> a live look outside at highway 101 in sunnyvale cleaning up a big rig
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>> we are back and looking at radar from new orleans. yesterday at this time severe weather headed toward new orleans with heavy rain, but not the case today. it is 39 there this morning. we will see the morning lows reach into the upper 40's this week as the humidity returns but the afternoon will be mid-60's and sunny. at home, we do not have the humidity and mid-to-upper 60's with total sunshine. a few areas could even touch 70. now, how long does it last? today and tomorrow are the warmest afternoons and the wind shifts and we cool to the low-to-mid 60's with a few more clouds on saturday and sunday. a delightful time to be outside. sue? >> nasty commute northbound 101 from 87 north for sunnyvale with a big rig accident.
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in the backup of that we have another accident. traffic is now jammed. this is quite a long delay moving northbound. take 280, 85 or caltrain. beyond the h.p. pavilion there is a brand new accident just reported and traffic now is bumper to bumper northbound 87 moving toward 101 beyond the pavilion and a major bart delay over 30 minutes from the daly city line because of equipment problems. >> registered nurses are planning a protest and rally in vallejo saying prior to a one day strike at nine hospitals on christmas eve, officials threatened nurses with discipline if they walked out. they say sutter sent warning letters to nurses with the day off. the california nurses association has filed a formal
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complaint with the national labor relations board and will pickets between 1 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. >> trading is underway on wall street and we will check the big board. it is up 1.5 points. we will go to jane king at the new york stock exchange. new york stock exchange. >> why the actor best known asdg
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>> los altos, antioch, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> this is a look at our visibility. novato is seven miles but down to half a mile in santa rosa, the entire bay sure to san jose and inland to the east bay valley, ten miles visibility so
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that is unlimited. now, this afternoon, warmer at the coast low-to-mid 60's and bright and full of sunshine and above average temperatures around the bay with mid-to-upper 60's. radar across the state if you are traveling, you will only need the sunglasses and possibly not a heavy coat. look at temperatures, near 50 in the high country, and low-to-mid 60's in the central valley and short sleeves in southern california at low-to-mid 70's. safe travel. kristen and eric? >> time to check with josh elliott for a preview of "good morning america" in 15 minutes. >> good thursday to all of you. much more on the terrifying plane crash in the fridge it waters of the hudson river, a pilot gliding a small plane to a safe water landing after the engine failed. we will hear from the hero pilot about this dramatic landing and rescue next right here. >> that comes up at 7:00 a.m. >> harrison ford is coming to
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the south bay. the san jose mercury news reports that ford will attend the film festival in san jose on march 3 where he will receive the maverick spirit award and take part in a conversation with the wife of the california lt. governor and former san francisco mayor. ford is known for the roles as indiana jones. >> doctors in england are reporting a disturbing new trend involving kate middleton. plastic surgeons are getting requests from women to look like the duchess. the number of women ask dog -- asking to have her nose have tripled since 2011. she always looks happy and confident in photos. "good morning america" will have much more on this story at 7:00 this morning. >> who likes going on romantic trips more, men or women? >> i want to hear the answer.
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is the "r" word rebound or recession? >> now over to jane king from bloomberg and the new york storm >> the dow and s&p are close to all-time highs yesterday we got a report that the economy shrank last quarter so which direction are we moving in economists at j.p. morgan chase and morgan stanley say the economy will rebound after plunging defense spending hurt and the chief economist at middle east analysts say the growing strength in the labor market will light a fire under growth. we will see how the market is this morning. weekly jobless claim numbers were worse-than-expected so still the markets are optimistic and trading higher. the silicon valley index is positive. facebook shares are lower, disappointing investors with the latest earning reports.
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barbie fans, the first barbie cafe open in taiwan. the hot pink diner features pink tables and sofas and the staff wears pink tutus. how about taking your spouse on a romantic trip open valentine's day? the majority of people who travel say their relationship with their loved one would improve if they went on more trips together. men are more inclined than women to go on a romantic trip, new york and san francisco are among the top choice destinations. >> vacation to san francisco and we would stay. >> women want to watch the super bowl? >> yes. they do. they do. >> now checking with the weather. >> have a super bowl party, they did not want anyone to come over unless you were watching the
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party. they were tired of not seeing the game and that was the wife's idea. from mount tamalpais, another color will sunrise, and we look to the southeast and wait for the sun to come over the hills we will look at live doppler 7 hd with clouds over the coast, and fog in the north bay valley, and, otherwise, it is dry for the commute and it will be dry for a while. temperatures from 36 in concord and napa to 34 in santa rosa and near 40 in oakland and fremont and down to san jose. around the monterey bay and inland to salinas, fill provide is -- gilroy is the cool spot at 36. the weekend is cooler and clouds and a win shift drop the temperatures. chance of rain next wednesday and we need it, we are below average in snow fall and rain in the bay area. redwood city four degrees warmer
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than average but look at livermore, ten degrees warmer than average and nine around napa and oakland and eight in san francisco so that gives you an idea of how warm it will be with the mid-to-upper 60's and a few areas will see 70 and 69 in oakland and napa and vallejo and concord and san jose is 67. upper 60's to low 70's inland today. tonight the temperatures are mid-30's to low 40's inland and upper 30's and 40's to the coast. san francisco will be the highest. two areas pinched by the system to the north, but they are strong enough to hold it away from us, and keep us high and dry through the weekend this is the third driest january on record in san francisco, only half an inch. we have had barely a third in oakland and two-thirds of an inch in san jose so everyone is more dry than average after a
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robust december. tomorrow the low-to-mid 60's saturday, sunday,motional, tuesday, and increasing clouds each dayness wednesday with a chance of shower and temperatures below average from mid-50's to around 60. >> in sunnyvale at fair oaks, the big rig is still there and hoping to get that out. we have a new accident involving three cars, northbound 87, the cars are off to the right shoulder. traffic is backed in the northbound direction. jammed through walnut creek southbound 680 moving to 24 with lots of brick lights and no major stalls or accidents in that area. we have a major bart delay over 30 minutes delay in daly city and richmond and pittsburg direction because of equipment problems. kristen and eric? >> ahead, five things to know >> ahead, five things to know before you go. save up to $500 on beautyrest and posturepedic.
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>> 6:53. the sun is rising over the bay with the bay bridge as we take a look at san francisco from the rooftop camera. mike and sue have a final check on weather. >> here are five things to know before you go. number one, a bigwig crash is causing severe traffic northbound 101 in sunnyvale and several lanes are closed as crews clean up fuel that leaked to the roadway and they hope to have it cleaned the next half hour. san francisco 49er culliver apologized for controversial antigay comments during an event at the super bowl. on tuesday he told a radio he did not want gay players on team. >> san francisco archbishop is causing a stir, as well, after referring to gay marriage as a
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natural impossibility. during an interview with the catholic newspaper in england the archbishop said legislating same-sex marriage is like "legalizing male breast feeding." starting at 11:30 this morning, nasa will fly a special plane over the bay area to learn more of our air pollution in the region flying as low as 1,000 feet over interstate 680 and other cities in our area to collect data on the air quality. >> 30,000 fans are expected at san francisco's mascone center when mac world kicks off. at 9:00 a.m. ashton kutcher will talk about his role as the late inventor steve jobs. mac world is like the tech super bowl. >> indeed. super bowl coverage continues with katie marzullo live in new orleans outside the convention center. what is going on, katie?
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>> eric and kristen, 150,000 are expected for super bowl and mardi gras, some are super bowl fans from california. i talked to them. some are staying for the game. some have to leave before the game. one thing is for sure, security is incredibly tight in the city of new orleans with federal and state authorities, new orleans police, private security hired by the nfl. another person coming to town bringing her own security is beyonce who will talk with the media. first time she will have talked since the lip sync scandal at the inauguration and the culliver situation and we will bring you those stories tonight at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. >> and now the weather. mike? >> good morning, everyone, this morning, cooler in all areas but a lot of sunshine and a gorgeous sin rise developing and 23 to
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45, and frost in the north bay. total sunshine and warmth builds through the afternoon from low 60's to the coast and mid-to-upper 60's for the rest of us and this evening, cloud free with a lot of stars and you will need a light jacket at 49 to 54. >> the traffic is the big story and traffic incident in sunnyvale with two left lanes getting by and the big rig is out there and traffic is jammed north 101 to 87 so 85 and 280 are the best alternate routes and we have another accident, 87 at july -- ju liam and a major bart delay because of equipment problem. a nasty morning. >> the morning news continues in 25 minutes with news, weather, and travel during "good morning america." captioned by, closed captioning services, inc.
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wall of twisters. tornadoes churn through the south. a massive storm system creates a deadly path of destruction. >> the car's completely under water. please, help. >> near hurricane-force winds.
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sam is tracking it all. hostage showdown. that 5-year-old boy held captive for 40 hours now in an underground bunker, 8 feet below the surface, after being abducted from his school bus at gunpoint. police negotiating for his freedom. we are live at the scene. mayday. >> the hero pilot with nerves of steel who crash-landed on the icy hudson river in total darkness. she's speaking out about the harrowing split-second decision she made to save her passenger and herself. and what kept her going when they crashed? and breaking overnight, the first secret footage released of the super bowl halftime rehearsals. as beyonce prepares to speak out today. and the big game superstitions so many fans are crazy in love with. are they only weird if they don't work?